That’s disruption right there. It’s leaving a mark on every single industry. And if you want to grow your business, you’ll need to embrace change and drive innovation.
IT Outsourcing is no exception.
Wroclaw IT outsourcing companies are turning their backs to old-school ways of doing business.
Come with me on a journey of agony and ecstasy, a journey where we’ll meet the businesses that want to write the future of IT outsourcing.
Wroclaw’s Assets for a New Era of Growth
First, let’s see what makes Wroclaw so sexy in the eyes of IT investors?
Wroclaw’s Software Houses
According to Stratistics, the IT Outsourcing market is expected to reach $481 billion by 2022.
The growth is fueled by new business models and new technologies: cloud computing, VR, AI, blockchain.
In our growth saga, we’ll try to figure out how Wroclaw software houses are moving a needle in IT outsourcing and if they have adapted their software solutions to the new market demands. Also, we’ll unfold their marketing strategies and analyze their employer branding.
Monterail – Delivering Meaningful Software
Technologies: Vue.js, Ruby on Rails, NodeJS, React, AngularJS,
Services: web development, custom software development, mobile app development, product design, IoT development
Verticals: business, healthcare, financial
Key clients: Merck, Solarflare, Cooleaf, Loyco, Gutwin, Tailored, University of Wroclaw, Xchanging, Teambook, WFC, Innovestment
Offices: Wroclaw (HQ)
Reviews: 4.8 – Clutch (13 reviews), 4.7 – Glassdoor (11 reviews)
Co-founders: Szymon Boniecki and Bartosz Rega
Featured two times in Deloitte’s CEE Tech Fast 50 in 2017 and 2016, Monterail is among Wroclaw ’s most dynamic software houses.
In our next blog post of the current series, we’ll go beyond the introduction, we’ll unfold the marketing secrets behind Monterail’s growth and understand how employer branding is built.
We’ll go deep intro content strategies, social media and community engagement.
But, until then, you can take a peek inside Monterail’s company culture here:
Droids on Roids – World-class Software House
No. employees: 40+
Technologies: Android, iOS, Node.js, Ruby on Rails, React, MongoDB, Vue.js, Express.js
Services: mobile app development, web development, product design
Verticals: entertainment, business, consumer products and services
Key clients: Giphy, Oh Mi Bod, Skybuds, Loop, Electric Objects, LiveChat, Złote Wyprzedaże, Disney, Nestle, Unilever
Offices: Wroclaw (HQ), London, San Francisco
Reviews: 4.8 – Clutch (20 reviews)
CEO: Wojtek Szwajkiewicz
The company brags with being recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of the fastest growing companies from Poland. Droids On Roids is ranked in 5th place for Poland and 2nd for the Lower Silesia region, in the category “Income between 5-50 mln PLN”.
Their income has increased by 761% over the last 5 years (according to the same Forbes magazine) and they shook hands with big clients such as Nestle, Unilever or Disney.
They organize bootcamps and meetups and strive to build their employer brand.
They invest heavily in content, that’s why their monthly website traffic is around 75k (according to Similar Web), not bad for a B2B, right?
Tooploox – We Build Great Products
Revenue: EUR 3M+ (2016, via Financial Times)
Technologies: Android, iOS, Python, React, C++
Services: AI, data science, blockchain, IoT, mobile app development, web development, product design
Verticals: education, tourism, health, e-commerce
Key clients: TEDx, Homebook, Happy Cow, Domodi
Offices: Wroclaw (HQ), Warsaw, Gdansk, Berlin
Reviews: 4.8 – Clutch (3 reviews), 4.6 – Glassdoor (23 reviews)
Co-founders: Pawel Solyga and Damian Walczak
Tooploox ranked 4th in Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50 CEE in 2017 with an impressive 2827% revenue growth.
With a 67% increase in employees in the last 2 years, the company has big plans. Looking at their open job positions Tooploox is embracing the AI future.
This is just a hint of our in depth-analysis, following this blog post. We’ll tackle employee branding, content and social media strategies, and try to figure out what lies behind their inspiring growth.
Furthermore, here’s an interview featuring Tooploox, Droidsonroids and Monterail’s founders/CEOs where you’ll understand their culture and what made these Wroclaw software houses grow.
Divante – eCommerce Software House
No. employees: 150+
Technologies: Magento, Angular, MongoDB, Node.js, Hadoop, Symfony 2, Progressive Web Apps, Modern JS, Vue.js, React
Services: B2B Commerce, eCommerce, Mobile, UX Design, Magento developers, Magento consulting, Magento hosting, Pimcore development, OroCommerce development, Frontend development
Verticals: automotive, energy, financial services, e-commerce, telekom
Key clients: Continental, ING Bank, Tchibo, Intersport, Santander, Knauf, T-Mobile
Offices: Wroclaw (HQ)
Reviews: 4.6 – Clutch (10 reviews), 4 – Glassdoor (1 review)
CEO: Tom Karwatka
So, let me repeat this once more: Continental, ING Bank, Tchibo, Intersport, Santander, Knauf, T-Mobile. Can you feel the envy?
With premium clients, monthly website traffic over 45k, and revenue growing a minimum of about 30% year on year, Divante is an inspiration.
It also got featured in Deloitte’s Fast 500 EMEA in 2017, with four-year revenue growth of 259%.
In our next blog post, we will look into reverse engineering Divante’s marketing and employer branding.
We’ll dive into how traffic acquisition and conversion rate optimization are managed.
If you want to learn more about how Divante managed to hack the enterprise sales process, you can watch Tom Karwatka speaking at the Web summit 2017:
Wrocław is a city which is becoming increasingly entrepreneurial. It started to evolve over time towards business based on specialized knowledge. The next step to be taken, based on PWC’s report, is an innovation-based economy.
Wrocław’s innovative potential is primarily the high-quality human capital as well as world class business representatives.
Wrocław’s specialization is primarily IT services, so there’s no surprise that companies like Monterail, Droids on Roids, Tooploox, and Divante have risen to Deloitte and Clutch tops.
Before going ahead with reading the rest of our Wroclaw software houses series, let me unfold some of my findings:
Now, let’s don’t forget Wroclaw software houses are not alone. There’s fierce competition arising from other Polish cities with potential for IT innovation: Poznan, Krakow, Warsaw are on the list too.
Check their story in our amazing ebook: The Growth Marketing Secrets of Top European Software Houses – Poland Edition 2019.
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